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- RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
Historically, police agencies have measured their performance against a restricted set of crime-focused indicators, but modern police officers must be prepared to take on a wide variety of roles. Performance measures should be multidimensional to capture this complexity. This report describes some key considerations in designing measures to evaluate... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 85.00
In Portugal between 2005 and 2010, ?modernization through technology? was the major political motto used to develop and improve the country?s peripheral and backward condition. This study reflects on one of the resulting, specific aspects of this trend?the implementation of public video surveillance. The in-depth ethnography provides evidence of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 54.99
In this book, several leading scholars examine the central concerns of this emerging field. Subjects discussed include the role of community organizations in crime prevention; the structural and cultural issues underlying the concentration of race, poverty, and crime; community policing; and community prosecution and sanctioning. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 61.99
This ground-breaking book offers a practitioner-oriented overview of professional standards in all aspects of policing. With a radical, scenario-based approach, featuring both the extraordinary and the seemingly mundane, it aims to capture some of the complexities and interpretations that form the basis of such professional standards in policing today.... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2001; US$ 35.95
The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to future and present police chiefs, sheriffs and other law enforcement executives on how to survive and ultimately thrive in a job that is becoming increasingly difficult to handle. It reflects the collective wisdom of a group of police chiefs, sheriffs and law enforcement executives with significant... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95
Rescuing Railway Children focuses on runaway children in India who have used trains to take them away from home, and who live on railway station platforms and in trains. It presents the issues and challenges of reaching out to these ?railway children?, particularly through the experiences of Sathi, an NGO based in Bangalore. This organisation has... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 36.95
Since the first and second editions of this book, there have been extensive changes in the private investigative sector. The Internet and technological advances have revolutionized how investigators work cases. Today, private investigators have computer access to diverse sources of information, and communication and photographic technologies have reached... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 32.95
This handbook provides reliable guidance on what to do next and offers practical, no-frills advice about what to do to counter the day-to-day challenges and outright calamities that make up the first-line leaders work life. Perhaps even more important, it offers time-proven recommendations on how to prevent a bothersome situation from escalating... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
This book examines the history of policewomen from 1880 to 2012, particularly in the United States. It looks at the problems women had being accepted into the male police establishment and at the harassment and discrimination they often suffered from male officers. For women in policing there were three distinct phases. First was acceptance into forces... more...